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  • Quality child care should be priority: My Word

     Quality child care should be priority: My Word
    As a working mom and busy professional, I was disheartened to learn that Florida still ranks far below average when it comes to quality-of-life issues for women. Not only do women still earn less than men, a recent WalletHub survey showed that women...
  • Robert I. Hiller, community development leader

    Robert I. Hiller, community development leader
    Robert I. Hiller, a nonprofit leader who helped develop community fundraising strategies and was active in the Soviet Jewry movement, died May 27 at his home in Boca Raton, Fla., of congestive heart failure. He was 93. "Bob Hiller was a giant in the...
  • Runner's World celebrates National Running Day

    Runner's World celebrates National Running Day
    Bart Yasso loves to talk, and he loves to run, which are two reasons why he is the chief running officer of Rodale Inc.'s Runner's World magazine. But he also wears the hat of race director for the Runner's World Half (marathon) & Festival, which will...
  • Northbrook committee delays vote on Youth Services' request for more funds

    Northbrook committee delays vote on Youth Services' request for more funds
    Youth Services of Glenview/Northbrook's strategic planning process may have had an unintended consequence. It may have helped put a hitch in its request for more money from the village of Northbrook, one of its most consistent funders. On May 26,...
  • United Way gives grants after unrest following Freddie Gray's death

    United Way gives grants after unrest following Freddie Gray's death
    The United Way of Central Maryland on Tuesday announced grants to local organizations to help stabilize neighborhoods affected by rioting and violence that followed the death of Freddie Gray. The United Way raised $540,000 and allocated grants to 23...
  • Civic Leadership Institute names Darden Award winners

    The Civic Leadership Institute announced that Joan and Macon Brock will be the recipients of the 2015 Darden Award for Individual Leadership. The 2015 Corporate Darden Award will be presented to Newport News Shipbuilding. The selection committee...
  • Florida needs expanded health-care: My Word

    Florida needs expanded health-care: My Word
    As our state's gridlocked Legislature reconvened Monday for a special session to hammer out a budget and possibly expand Medicaid for low-income residents, keep in mind that in Central Florida nearly 50 percent of our neighbors with jobs are struggling to...
  • Lehigh Valley health events include Walk/Run for United Way, Laughing At My Nightmare 5K

    Lehigh Valley health events include Walk/Run for United Way, Laughing At My Nightmare 5K
    17TH WALK/RUN FOR UNITED WAY 1 The 17th annual Walk/Run for United Way, sponsored by The Morning Call, starts 10 a.m. Sunday at Little Lehigh Parkway in Allentown. Proceeds benefit the United Way. Registration is at 9 a.m. Info: http://www....
  • Community news: Hospital staff donates to IUN medical school

    Hospital staff donates to IUN medical school The nearly 500 doctors and dentists that comprise the Medical and Dental Staff at Munster's Community Hospital focused their philanthropy on local medical-related causes close to home. Their $125,000 gift...
  • Our say: Schuh's mistake on grant choices avoidable

    Our say: Schuh's mistake on grant choices avoidable
    You shouldn't have to tell a politician that appearances matter. And County Executive Steve Schuh, after two terms in the General Assembly, shouldn't have needed anyone to tell him there would be complaints if he penciled in county grants for out-of-...
  • Community cleanup events planned in Newport News

    Community cleanup events planned in Newport News
    The city is planning or participating in several community cleanup events this spring and summer, part of an ongoing effort to improve the city's appearance, especially the South District. A cleanup will be held in the Courthouse Green neighborhood in...